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Nicobar Bulbul Hypsipetes nicobariensis



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Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population which is suspected to be declining as a result of clearance and degradation of forests for plantation agriculture and infrastructure projects. More rigorous application of the critieria means this species has been downlisted to Near Threatened as the population declines are suspected based on habitat loss and degradation, and are not currently supported by quantitative data.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 465 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Hypsipetes nicobariensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.